June 1942

Prisoners Held by Japan to Receive Mail from U. S.

Volume 26, Issue 2
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Washington, D. C., April 27-Mail addressed to American prisoners of war and interned civilians in the Far East now may be sent by friends and families in this country through the International Red Cross Committee in Geneva, Chairman Norman H. Davis, of the American Red Cross, announced today.

The announcement was made as the Office of Provost Marshal General here released new lists of 121 Military and Naval personnel who were taken prisoner by the Japanese at Wake. The lists were cleared through the International Red Cross Committee.

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